Category: Party Politics

News, opinion and analysis relating to Zimbabwe political party politics from The Zimbabwean Progressive.

Zimbabwe beware: the military is looking after its own interests, not democracyZimbabwe beware: the military is looking after its own interests, not democracy

The Zimbabwe military's coup against Robert Mugabe was not about political liberalisation and democracy. Gen. Constantino Chiwenga and other military commanders staged the "smart coup" to a) save the ruling Zanu PF party from disintegration b) install Emmerson Mnangagwa as Mugabe's successor and c) safeguard their own personal and

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Exiled former Zimbabwe vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa threatens to unseat MugabeExiled former Zimbabwe vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa threatens to unseat Mugabe

Emmerson Mnangagwa has responded to his recent firing by President Robert Mugabe as Zimbabwe's vice president. In a statement, Mnangagwa, who has already fled to neighbouring South Africa to escape “incessant threats” to his life, suggested that he'll wrestle Mugabe for the leadership of both the ruling Zanu PF party

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